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La Fonda on Main

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, , Latin
2415 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212-3450
+1 210-733-0621
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (48 reviews)
“enchiladas” (119 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (52 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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2415 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212-3450
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I visited San Antonio twice, 2 years apart. La Fonda on Main was my #1 priority on return. The establishment and decor are simple. The food will blow you away. Excellent service, too.

Thank Kate H
Reviewed 1 week ago

La Fonda has great food! I enjoyed my birthday dinner there. The food is delicious, and the service is great.

Thank Cris H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful meal!! Excellent service and atmosphere. Enjoyable experience. Highly recommend! Dinner was delicious!

Thank susane219
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hubby and I went for brunch, I had the Miga's, which were wonderful, best black beans ever and the surprise of a tortilla which had been deep fried, Sprinkled with sugar and cinnamon filled with such delicious fruit, hubby had Barbados enchiladas they were great...More

Thank dkwill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are anywhere near San Antonio you must visit La Fonda on Main. Your taste buds require the visit. The menu is a excellent mix of Mexican specialties in a wonderful atmosphere with unbelievably attentive service. My waiter Marcellino was excellent at recommending things...More

Thank Neil A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved the food! Chalupa, enchilada, fajitas, short ribs and "Diablitos" (chicken breast chunks wrapped in bacon served with guacamole, crema and serranos) were all super tasty. I liked the salsa with the chips, but it was really mild, and my husband didn't bother with...More

1  Thank stork90
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My first time coming here to eat; although I've been in San Antonio 4-5 times. My friends recommended it, and we tried to come to dinner last night. It was packed, so I came back tonight. I had the gold margarita (delicious), and also started...More

1  Thank Jenny D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to La Fonda on Main yesterday for lunch on the first relatively cool day this year. Had lunch on the nice patio. Very nice experience. Waiter was outstanding. I liked their salsa but wish it had more kick. I asked my waiter if there...More

Thank Celgoal
Reviewed 4 October 2018

We like to eat here every time we go to San Antonio. The food and the atmosphere are great. One of our All time Favorites!

Thank Jancy E
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

The best Mexican food you will ever eat!!! Excellent food and worth the wait... call ahead for reservations. Both my parents and grandparents grew up as regulars here because the quality of the food can not be beat. Huge portions will have you bringing home...More

Thank HugsFromSweetPea
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Questions & Answers
8 October 2018|
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Response from Travel80 | Reviewed this property |
No, La Fonda does not have a Children’s menu.....
5 May 2018|
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Response from ScubaDyver | Reviewed this property |
Parking is directly across the street ........
Susan B
11 September 2017|
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Response from iljames | Reviewed this property |
Allen Flowers - They are very close, maybe 1/2 mile at most - southeast of La Fonda on McCullogh, which is parallel to Main and a block east.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2415 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212-3450
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 210-733-0621
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Located just a few minutes from downtown in architecturally rich Monte Vista, La Fonda on Main is the oldest Mexican food restaurant in San Antonio. La Fonda serves both the best of Tex-Mex cuisine as well as authentic dishes of interior Mexico in a fun and casual setting with beautiful patio dining. Open daily serving lunch and dinner as well as a memorable Sunday brunch menu, we offer a full bar with a wide variety of liquor, beer and wine. Our famous margaritas are made with hand-squeezed limes and your choice of a large selection of tequilas.
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